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Fox River Canal Bridge

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9 Lawe Street 01.JPG

Looking to the southwest. The canal has just been drained for winter maintenance. Normally the water level is about 7 feet deeper. The canal abuts the south bank of the river valley, which is incised about 50 feet deep into the surrounding plain.

Photo taken by Robert Thompson in October 2009

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BH Photo #148392

Map 

Street View 

Essay 

Written by Robert Thompson

This bridge replaced an earlier swing bridge at the same location

Facts 

Overview
Bascule bridge over Fox River Canal on Lawe Street in Appleton
Location
Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Design
Bascule
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.1 ft.
Total length: 77.1 ft.
Deck width: 22.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.25517, -88.39638   (decimal degrees)
44°15'19" N, 88°23'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/388527/4901163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Appleton
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
7,637
Inventory number
BH 34683 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2018)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 72.3 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • May 8, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 28, 2010: New photos from Robert Thompson
  • October 31, 2009: Essay added by Robert Thompson

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